Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Surah Al-Isra' Chapter # 17)
Tafsir Ibn Kathir -> Surah Al-Isra'
Verses Topic
  (Chapter - 17)
  Which was revealed in Makkah
1 The Virtues of Surat Al-Isra'
  The Isra' (Night Journey)
  The Report of Anas bin Malik
  The Report of Anas bin Malik from Malik bin Sa`sa`ah
  The Report of Anas from Abu Dharr
  The Report of Jabir bin `Abdullah
  The Report of `Abdullah bin `Abbas
  The Report of `Abdullah bin Mas`ud
  The Report of Abu Hurayrah
  The Time that Isra' took place, and the Fact that it included both Body and Soul, when the Prophet was awake, not in a Dream
2, 3 An Interesting Story
4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Musa and how He was given the Tawrah
  It was mentioned in the Tawrah that the Jews would spread Mischief twice
  The First Episode of Mischief caused by the Jews, and their Punishment for it
9, 10 The Second Episode of Mischief
11 Praising the Qur'an
12 Man's Haste and Prayers against Himself
13, 14 The Night and Day are Signs of the Great Power of Allah
15 Every Person will have the Book of his Deeds with Him
  No One will have to bear the Sins of Another
  No Punishment until a Messenger has been sent
  The Issue of Small Children who die
  The Second Hadith from Abu Hurayrah
  The Third Hadith from Samurah
  The Fourth Hadith from the Paternal Uncle of Hasna
16 It is Makruh to discuss this Matter
17 Meanings of Amarna
18, 19 A Threat to Quraysh
20, 21, 22 The Reward of Those who desire this World and Those who desire the Hereafter
23, 24 Do not associate Anything in Worship with Allah
  The Command to Worship Allah Alone and to be Dutiful to One's Parents
  Another Hadith Imam Ahmad reported from Abu Hurayrah that the Prophet said:
  Another Hadith
  Another Hadith
25 Another Hadith
26, 27, 28 Omissions comitted against Parents are pardoned with Good Relations and Repentance
29, 30 The Command to maintain the Ties of Kinship and the Prohibition of Extravagance
31 Moderation in Spending
32 Prohibition of killing Children
33 The Command to avoid Zina (Unlawful Sex) and Everything that leads to it
34, 35 Prohibition of Unlawful Killing Allah forbids killing with no legitimate reason.
36 The Command to handle the Orphan's Wealth properly and to be Honest in Weights and Measures
37, 38 Do not speak without Knowledge
39 Condemnation of strutting
40 Everything previously mentioned is Revelation and Wisdom
41, 42, 43, 44 Refutation of Those Who claim that the Angels are Daughters of Allah
45, 46 Everything glorifies Allah
47, 48 The Veil over the Hearts of the Idolators
49, 50, 51, 52 The Secret Counsel of Quraysh after hearing the Qur'an
53 Refutation of Those Who do not believe in Life after Death
54, 55 People should speak Good Words with Politeness
56, 57 The Preference of some Prophets above Others
58 The gods of the Idolators can neither benefit nor harm; rather they themselves seek to draw close to Allah
59 The Destruction or Torment of all Disbelieving Towns before the Hour begins
60 The Reason why Allah did not send Signs or Miracles
61, 62 Allah has encompassed Mankind and made the Vision of His Prophet a Trial for Them
63, 64, 65, 66 The Story of Adam and Iblis
67 Ships are a Sign of the Mercy of Allah
68 When Harm befalls Them, the Disbelievers do not remember anyone except Allah
69 Does not the Punishment of Allah come on Land too
70 Perhaps He will send You back to the Sea
71, 72 The Honor and noble Nature of Man
73, 74, 75 Everyone will be called by his Imam on the Day of Resurrection
76, 77 How the Prophet would have been punished if He had given in at all to the Disbelievers' Demands that He change some of the Revelation
78, 79 The Reason why these Ayat were revealed
  The Command to offer the Prayers at their appointed Times
  The Meeting of the Angels at the Times of Fajr and `Asr Prayers
  The Command to pray Tahajjud
80, 81 The Hadith of Abu Hurayrah
  The Command to emigrate
82 A Threat to the Disbelievers of the Quraysh
83, 84 The Qur'an is a Cure and a Mercy
85 Turning away from Allah at Times of Ease and despairing at Times of Calamity
  The Ruh (spirit)
86, 87, 88, 89 The Ruh and the Nafs
  If Allah willed, He could take away the Qur'an
90, 91, 92, 93 Challenging by the Qur'an
  The Demand of Quraysh for a specific Sign, and the Rejection of that
  If you are looking for position, we will make you our leader. If you are looking for kingship, we will make you our king. If what has come to you is a type of Jinn that has possessed you, then we can spend our money looking for the medicine that will rid you of it so that no one will think we are to blame.' The Messenger of Allah said:
  Let there be among those whom He resurrects Qusayy bin Kilab, for he was a truthful old man, and we will ask them whether what you are saying is true or false. If you do what we are asking, and they (the people who are resurrected) say that you are telling the truth, then we will believe you and acknowledge your status with Allah and believe that He has sent you as a Messenger as you say.' The Messenger of Allah said to them:
94, 95 The Reason why the Idolators' Demands were refused
96, 97 The refusal of the Idolators to believe because the Messenger was a Human -- and its refutation
  Guidance and Misguidance are in the Hands of Allah
98, 99 The Punishment of the People of Misguidance
100 Allah says: `This punishment, being resurrected blind, dumb and deaf, is what they deserve, because they disbelieved,
101, 102, 103, 104 Holding back is Part of Man's Nature
  The Nine Signs of Musa
105, 106 The Destruction of Fir`awn and His People
107, 108, 109 The Revelation of the Qur'an in Stages
110, 111 Those Who were given Knowledge before truly admit the Qur'an
  To Allah belong the Most Beautiful Names
  The Command to recite neither loudly nor softly
  Declaration of Tawhid